Active Schools are continuing their series of running events. These events are open to pupils from P1 – P7. P1-3 pupils will race over a distance of 600m. P4&5 events will be 1000m, P6&7 events will be 1600m.
For more information about these events or about preparing to participate in an event please contact your Active Schools Coordinator. It is our vision to increase involvement in the sport of athletics and to provide children with the opportunity to participate in running events.
Entries can be taken at any time throughout the year using the online application form or the application form attached. However they MUST be received no later than 2 weeks before each event to allow organisation f...or each event.
Prior to the event you will be sent a confirmation email with your race details and times. You will be allocated a race number on the day which you will wear whilst running. This will be distributed at registration on the day of the race.
Runners should report for their race at the time specified on the confirmation letter for each event. Race times will vary at each venue but in general will be between 4.15pm and 5.15pm.
WHAT TO BRING
Participants should arrive wearing training shoes, t-shirt and shorts/tracksuit bottoms and bring water to drink. You should also take warm clothing for before and after the race.
If for any reason the event has to be cancelled, this will be announced on the Active Schools website and Facebook page by midday on the day of the event. An email will also be sent to notify you. Please ensure that you check the Facebook page and your emails on the day for updated information on the event.